Tag: meditation

Womb Healing by Maya Gandaia

Discovering Holistic Pelvic Care I first discovered Holistic Pelvic Care via Tami Kent’s meditations. I was listening to an online app called Daily Om and taking a course: Unleash the Goddess Within by Jumana Sophia. In one particular meditation on that course, she referenced Tami Kent, and that meditation was so powerful, that I just Read More

Love in the Time of Covid-19

Lockdown! I am single. I live alone. My love-life has taken a major hit, along with every other part of my life come to think of it, very much like yours has I am sure. So no more dates, no flirting, no human contact for the foreseeable future. That’s not a hugely welcoming prospect. We Read More

What is Meditation?

‘So what is meditation?’ is the first cry that normally echoes around when mentioned in conversation. Most people perhaps have a picture of someone sat in a cross legged position, eyes firmly shut and chanting ‘om’. Well yes if you want to, though you can sit on a chair or lie down.  Eyes shut, again, Read More

Mindfulness and Meditation; what’s the difference anyway?

The Mindfulness Revolution The mindfulness revolution has hit us full force, with sessions even being delivered in schools and prisons. Wellbeing gurus tell us that mindfulness and meditation are the key to a calmer, happier life. But what does that actually mean, and what exactly is the difference between mindfulness and meditation anyway? Won’t my Read More

My 10 Day Silent Retreat

Earlier this year I decided to embark on a 10 day silent retreat at the International Meditation Centre in Wiltshire. I thought that it would be a good opportunity to consolidate my learning, and allow me some space at a time when I was embarking on setting up my own meditation business. If I thought Read More

How to use a Mala for Meditation

A Mala is a closed string of 27, 54 or 108 beads and one (often) larger bead, called the Guru bead that hangs perpendicular to the rest of the Mala. The tassle represents the awakened Sahasrara (crown chakra) or 1,000 petaled lotus as a symbol of enlightenment obtainable through the practice. Mala beads can be Read More

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